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Union Square Live 2013 Kick-Off Concert: Sila & Afrofunk | SF

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Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA



Union Square Live 2013

Union Square Live 2013 Kick Off Concert: Sila & Afrofunk | SF

The 2013 Union Square Live festival presents 70+ free events like live music, swing & tango dance lessons, film nights, circus arts, and more in Union Square Park from April 21 through October 9, 2013.

Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sila | Union Square Live 2013

Union Square Live 2013 Kick Off Concert: Sila & Afrofunk | SFA native of Kenya, Sila is known for spearheading a polyrhythmic renaissance and will put on another dynamic live performance at the Union Square Live kick-off show on April 21, 2013.

With lyrics in both English and Swahili, the Sila’s sound is a funky fusion of African rhythm, funk, soukous, afrobeat, and reggae, influenced by artists like James Brown, Prince, Otis Redding, and Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti. In 2010, Sila won the coveted NAACP Image award for “Outstanding World Music Album” and the San Francisco Weekly music award for “Best International Act.”


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Cost: FREE

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Address: Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

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